Familiar voices are easier to understand and this advantage holds even if we don’t actually recognize a familiar voice, researchers find… More
Inattentional blindness plays out when, absent any vision problems, individuals are so focused on a visual aspect of a scene that they fail to notice some other, highly visible feature… More
A study indicates that when we’re distracted by something visual, we can actually miss an unrelated smell… More
Students learn that what they view as “real” is but one version of reality, which can vary radically from the experience of other people.
Healthy adults who learn information more quickly than their peers also have better long-term retention for the material despite spending… More
Fifteen years ago, psychologists Barbara Rogoff and Maricela Correa-Chavez ran a simple experiment. They wanted to see how well kids… More